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Joint Health and Safety Committee Training Program – WorkSafe BC Requirement – November 29th Date Selling Fast

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

New Legislation from WorkSafe BC for Health and Safety Committees

Companies are required to provide Health and Safety Committee members with training to identify and interpret occupational health and safety committee responsibilities and learn how to carry out those responsibilities in ways that promote workplace health and safety.  PrintForward Printing & Imaging Association is offering this required training for members (non-members can attend if space available.).  This training is an 8 hours workshop provided by certified WorkSafe BC trainer, Tanya Steele.

Pricing:  $175 for Members and $275 each for non-members

Note:  This location is generously hosted by our member company, Hemlock Printers, in their training room at 7050 Buller Ave. in Burnaby.

This 8-hour course meets the requirement of Regulation 3.27 for joint committee mandatory training.

  1. Explain the purposes of the Act, Regulation, and OHS Guidelines
  2. Summarize the duties and functions of the joint committee
  3. Explain the role of the joint committee in accident investigations
  4. Explain the role of the joint committee with regular inspections
  5. Understand the work refusal process
  6. Summarize educational requirements for joint committee members (section 135 of the Act and section 3.27 of the Regulation)
  7. Conduct an individual needs assessment for the purposes of selecting training in accordance with section 135
  8. Explain the prohibition against discriminatory action (section 150 of the Act)
  9. Identify when an employer is required to consult with the joint committee
  10. Differentiate between the roles of the committee co-chairs and joint committee members
  11. Explain the purpose of a joint committee’s Terms of Reference (or Rules of Procedure)
  12. Apply the policies and procedures outlined in the joint committee’s Terms of Reference
  13. List the traits of an effective joint committee and explain the purpose of conducting an evaluation of the joint committee’s effectiveness

PrintForward will be holding four 8-hour sessions this Fall – on October 20, November 29 and 30, and December 7th.  Your committee members require this training – contact us to register for this event!

**NOTE:  Seats for November 29th and 30th are selling fast and more than 50% full on each date!  Avoid disappointment – book soon. **Once sold out, we will start wait lists for the next session (likely to be held in 2018).

To register, fill out the form below, or contact amy {a} printforward.org

Enter full names and separate with comma. You can always email us at a later date with the names.


November 29
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Burnaby – 7050 Buller Avenue
7050 Buller Ave
Burnaby, BC V5J 4S4 Canada
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